More than 80 players for Prossie’s Ugly Ducklings
A record field of 72 men and 11 ladies turned out for Saturday’s annual Ugly Ducklings Day.
Nick Watson, Scott Grigg and Pat Camm won a Mizuno golf bag each for their win, carding a net score of 54.66 to edge out Finbar O’Flynn, Matt Muller and Gav Noonan 55.33.
Nearest-the-pins went to Rob Stanley (9 and 16), Warren Deighton (13), Shelley Stanley (9), Jacqui Wall (13) and Tina Badenhorst (16).
Thursday’s stableford event saw division two’s Wayne Russell wreak havoc, scoring 47 to clear Ernie Holstein (43).
Division one was claimed by Mark Thompson (43) from Chris Doblo (42) while the ball rundown included Dave Rumble, Rob Stanley (31) and Bill Woods (39).
The nine-hole competition was won by Wayne Russel (28) while Ernie Holstein (23) edged out Chris Doblo, Mike George and Tom Fleming (22) for runners-up.
Nearest-the-pins went to Shane Cooke (no. 2), Mark Thompson (9), George Gnezdiloff (13) and Paul Joice (16).
This Saturday the Airlie Beach Hotel Monthly Medal and the Green Energy Technology’s Monthly Medal for the ladies will be held. In other news, club pro Kane Nustel- ing has organised a Titleist fitting day from 1.30pm at the club.
Ten junior golfers travelled to Home Hill and Ayr for a successful weekend on the course. Sam Cretan was the gross winner with 20 at the Home Hill Junior Open on Saturday while Lucas Cretan was gross runner-up.
Max Perrin finished runner-up in the net scores while Jack Valmadre won the sixhole gross scores with 30.
Harper Hendersen-Feldman’s 20 was good enough for the net prize while Jack Raiteri finished second in the ninehole net standings.
At the Ayr Junior Open on Sunday, Max Perrin (threehole net runner-up), Jack Raiteri (nine-hole net winner), Sam Cretan (three-hole gross winner), Lucas Cretan (threehole gross runner-up), Emma Bluck (18-hole girls’ net winner), Jack Valmadre (six-hole net winner and nearest-thepin flag) all played well.
Reh Hull was the best of the ladies on Wednesday, scoring 32 points to win the Kath Borer Single Stableford at the Proserpine Golf Club.
Beryl Nosworthy, Lyn Muller and Kath Borer finished in the ball rundown. Nearestthe-pins went to Kath Borer (9 and 18) while Reh Hull (4) and Marlene Gray (7) recorded chip-ins.
On June 10 the ladies will host a nine-hole two-ball ambrose to raise money for breast cancer.
Sunday was Barry Mackenzie’s day, winning Dawnbuters’ play with 56/34 from George Stevenson (59/36) and Paul Grace (48/37). Nearestthe-pins went to Mick Burrows (no. 2) and Al Greedy (9) while Maurie Moody was the snake putter. Mick Burrows finished with the least amount of putts while the bradman for this week went to Travis Clinch.